I have a vague recollection of always wanting to go to Warped Tour when I was in middle school. It was just a few years after it had begun, and it was the first time in my life that punk rock could have made sense to me, as I was entering my angsty teenage years. Having said that, teenage me never got to go to Warped Tour, so this year was my first. The problem is, I think it came about ten years too late...full story
PHOTOS BY SHAWN ANDERSON AND VICTOR PALAGANO
Ralph Haver's architecture is everywhere in Phoenix, but it doesn't make it less valuable or less cool. Haver homes are a part of the city's history and help define the post-war era when Phoenix began to grow with leaps and bounds.
In north central Phoenix, just a few blocks away from Marlen...
Scintillating fashion and cool water. Indeed, it is a fine time to be in Arizona. Such a statement was more than obvious at the W this weekend as the beautiful people lounged by the pool for the Jack & Ginger Summer Series Pool Event.
PHOTOS BY VICTOR PALAGANO
Relentless Beats threw a VIP pool party at Scottsdale's Clarion Hotel on Sunday. The all day event featured nonstop DJ beats, booze and beach bodies. Tickets went for $20 but here's a free sneak peak at all the chlorine and cocktail goodness.
Hip-hop anthems from Lil’ Wayne and Snoop Dog filled the air at the Downtown Sports Grill during the return edition of Power 98.3’s Sexy Saturdays on Saturday, June 26. The FM station’s DJ Phlava was in the mix spinning urban jams and R&B tracks while Stan the Man worked the mic as host and...
On paper having Erykah Badu and Janelle Monáe on the same tour is an interesting pairing. On the one hand you have Badu, the experienced neo-soul songstress who has been making hits since the late '90s. On the other hand you have Monáe, the up and comer who has managed to not only appeal to R&B...
The first Thursday night in June, a lithe blonde in a red summer dress walks into the 5 and 6 Fine Art Space on Marshall Way in Old Town Scottsdale and makes a beeline for a portrait. "I saw this piece last week, and I'm interested in buying it," she tells a gallery employee. The portrait, by...
"This place is crazy," the tour manager tells me on the phone, and, indeed, the Clubhouse in Tempe is crazy-packed for Tuesday's sold-out performance by Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes...full story
PHOTOS BY SHAWN ANDERSON
It was the final day of Coachella put the party raged on. Snoop Dogg & Dr. Dre, At The Drive In, Florence & the Machine, Gotye and more performed. See you next weekend! All images by Andrew Youssef.
Coachella Pool Parties: Lacoste, Nylon, Guess and More
Shortly after moving to Phoenix for grad school, they bought a 1950s ranch house that they quickly set out to make their own.
"When we moved in, everything was retro 80s," says Cyndi. "It was a real Home Depot nightmare."
The annual tour de pain known as Fight Club Sadisco returned to Jugheads this weekend with all the pulse-pounding fisticuffs we've come to expect. Dudes thrashed dudes. Girls brutalized girls. Everyone had a great time degenerating into madness. Don't believe us? Check out the above photos....
Local salsa dancers kicked it at The Venue of Scottsdale. Nothing could stop the dance, not even a zombie invasion. No, seriously. There were zombies dancing salsa at this thing.
PHOTOS BY EVIE CARPENTER